Scroll down for the exciting conclusion of Our Arctic Adventure.
Cooper in front of one of the snow drifts on the way to school.
Our first family photo in the Arctic. We are standing on the Kotzebue Sound. It is a large body of water that seperates the peninsula that Kotzebue is on from the Alaskan mainland.
The ice should be breaking up soon.
Waiting for the start of the Kobuk 440; a 440 mile dog sled race that starts and ends on the Kotzebue Sound.
It’s someone’s catch of the day; a caribou and a sled full of shee-fish.
Taking advantage of the natural refrigeration (freezer)!
This barge travels out to the larger barge to ferry freight in.
When the sound is not frozen solid that is.
The sun already well above the horizon at 7:30am.
The entire story of how we came to live in the Alaskan tundra can be read here.